Here is a roundup of business news in and around Clear Lake and League City.

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Joe’s Crab Shack opened a boardwalk location at 7 Kemah Boardwalk, Kemah in late May. The informal chain serves baskets of fried seafood, popular seafood steam pots and oversized cocktails, as well as a new burger bar casual dining concept, per the restaurant’s website. Joe’s is open daily for lunch and dinner, with happy hour specials Monday through Friday. 281-334-9049.

Deep Waters Academy will begin classes this fall, operating out of Hope Church at 770 Pineloch Drive, Houston. As a University-Model School, the academy offers “the best attributes of private education with the best attributes of homeschooling,” Head of School Amelia Chiara said. Students in grades K-7 receive instruction on-campus twice a week. The academy aims to partner with Christian parents in the education and formation of their children through engaging, hands-on curriculum and small class sizes, Chiara said. 281-694-5582.


Bravo Party Shop celebrated its grand opening July 29 at its new location at 2951 Marina Bay Drive, Ste. 120, League City. The shop opened in October at Ste. 216 while its permanent space at Ste. 120 was being built. The business sells celebration items and party items, including balloons, candy, costumes and decorations. 832-864-2616.